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The British formed the '''Shell Committee''' to examine issues of their projectiles failing to penetrate armour or to properly explode after doing so.
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The British formed the '''Shell Committee''' to examine issues of their projectiles failing to penetrate armour or to properly explode after doing so. It had perhaps been formed upon the findings of an earlier committee to study the types of projectiles the Fleet was using and to study the proportion each should have in continued production.<ref>Farquhar Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}}  Book 2.  f. 446.</ref>
  
 
==Presidents==
 
==Presidents==

Latest revision as of 15:35, 6 October 2020

The British formed the Shell Committee to examine issues of their projectiles failing to penetrate armour or to properly explode after doing so. It had perhaps been formed upon the findings of an earlier committee to study the types of projectiles the Fleet was using and to study the proportion each should have in continued production.[1]

Presidents

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. Book 2. f. 446.
  2. Limpus Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 137.
  3. Limpus Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 137.
  4. Reports of the Shell Committee. 1917 and 1918. p. 14.
  5. Crooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89/136. f. 36.